Memories of Mr Raeburn – Headmaster, Mentor and Friend

Dog-eared, a broken spine and heavily annotated by pink highlighter, my copy of “The Winter’s Tale” sits in pride of

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A Meeting With the Prime Minister

Old Whitgiftian and past School Captain, George Oyebode met with the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson to discuss solutions to tackle

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News from the School – March / April 2021

“It was with a mixture of feelings that I drove down to Whitgift in March to see David Raeburn’s Volpone,

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North American OWs Host Virtual Happy Hour

Whitgift’s New York Ambassadors; David Drinkwater, OW (1976-83) and Shahnawaz Malik, OW (1995-03) hosted a virtual happy hour for OWs

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Golf Society News

After a year of politicians and scientists using analogies about our being in a Covid tunnel (to which they seem

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OW Appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Croatia

Congratulations to Simon Thomas OBE, OW (1985-93) who has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Croatia with effect from July

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I have been challenged to justify my claim to fame over this move, so here goes. Unfortunately, it will only

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Whitgift Veteran Rifles Club Report

Hello lovely readers, I hope we find you all well. A short missive from the Rifle Club; whilst many of

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Whitgift School Development and Alumni Office

It is very positive to be able to write to you all following the excellent news that we will be

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From the Editor

Many congratulations to Elliot Daly on winning his 50th England rugby cap on Saturday when he had the honour of

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Deaths – Mar/Apr 2021

We are sorry to report the loss of the following members of the WA community:- Colin Campbell OW (1952-58) died

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From the President 2020

I was really looking forward to my second year in office, which started off with the usual chess match against

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